Pantami urges use of video conferencing for

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Broadband, GovernorsBy Emmanuel Elebeke

With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the attendant health crisis across the globe, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami,  has encouraged MDAs and civil servants to use the Federal Government’s Unified Communication Services (UCS) platform available to provide reliable and secure audio and video communication within the 1 Gov network.

In a statement signed by the Spokesperson to the Minister of Communications & Digital Economy, Mrs. Uwa Suleiman, the minister said it is highly recommended to exercise measures such as social distancing as a necessary precaution towards curbing the spread of the deadly and highly infectious virus.

With the disease known to spread primarily through contact with infected persons, surfaces or environments, he said there is a need for civil servants and the workforce in the country to minimize physical and face-to-face meetings.

According to him, the Ministry of Communications…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper